Russian cinema

Russian cinema; Russian film directors; festivals, blogs, centres, the history of Russian film; Kino; a comprehensive index of Russian cinema websites

Blogs and journals *

The Russian Film Blog

Soviet and Post-Soviet Visions

Soviet & Russian movies

Ekran i stsena, 
a weekly newspaper.

Iskusstvo kino
A leading Russian film journal.


Kinovedcheskie zapiski.
A leading academic journal of film research.

Journal of new Russian cinema.

a bulletin of Russian Cinematography.

Russian cinema zine and database.


Databases, archives, organizations, centres, museums *

Aktery sovetskogo kino
A site about Russian animation.

The Film Centre, Moscow

Moscow cinema centre.
Mosfilm (Russian: Мосфильм, pronounced [məsˈfʲilʲm]) is a film studio is the largest and oldest in Russia. Its output includes most of the more widely acclaimed Soviet-era films, ranging from works by Tarkovsky and Eisenstein, to Red Westerns, to the Akira Kurosawa co-production (Дерсу Узала / Dersu Uzala) and the epic Война и Мир / War and Peace.

Muzei kino
The Cinema Museum, Moscow

The Russian Cinema Council

Gorky Film Studio

Festivals *

Moscow International Film Festival

Red Shift Film Festival
Annual Film Festival dedicated to the work of Russian cinematographers and animators living abroad. This event is a collection of voices and perspectives that reflect a synthesis of Russian cultural background and experiences of living in the West.

St Petersburg International Film Festival

Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Australia

Film directors in Russia *

Film directors. 
Russian and Soviet film directors and films, a DVD database from Ruscico (The Russian Cinema Council.

Russian film directors, a web list from Wikipedia.

Eisenstein, Sergei

Sergei Eisenstein
Wikipedia entry.

Films by Sergei M. Eisenstein. 

Russian Archives Online

Sergei Eisenstein. In Perspective

Eisenstein, Sergei. Sergei Eisenstein. An information site.

Eisenstein. Information on Eisenstein from Senses of Cinema.

Pudovkin, Vsevold

Vsevold  Pudovkin

Sokurov, Alexander

Alexander Sokurov

Tarkovsky, Andrei

Andrei Tarkovsky. Nostalghia

Andrei Tarkovsky
Wikipedia entry.

Andrei Tarkovsky Museum

Film directories *

Internet Movie Database guide to Russian language movies.

Over 150 of the best Russian language films – IMDb

List of Russian films. Wikipedia

Russian Movies Directory
This website contains rated listings of Russian movies, films for children, actors, directors, an alphabetical catalog and an award page.

Watch Russian Movies & Films Online. Fandor

Internet Movie Database guide to Russian language movies.